Toddler Learning Activities
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Fun Writing Activities- Valentine Salt Tray
Find playful Fine motor skills activities at Lalymom! I have some super simple and super fun writing activities for you today, perfect for Valentine's Day! I thought it would be fun to do a simple Valentine's Day salt tray and I made a quick and easy arrow for our writing utensil. It was pretty easy to set the whole thing up, including making the arrow. I even made a free printable with some easy but fun Valentine's Day-related words if you'd like some writing prompts!
Spring Activities for Kids' Busy Bags
Welcome back for another Busy Bag Blog Hop! Check out our ideas plus the big list of awesome spring busy bags from other blogs. We've got some super fun tutorials for you, including links to help with supplies! Come to Lalymom today to find a huge selection of toddler busy bag ideas!
Simple Cutting Practice Activity – Snipping Sammy Scissors
I've got a simple cutting practice activity for you that is silly! When kids are just starting to work with scissors it is nice to find ways to let them cut things where only one snip is needed. This activity is perfect for that because you can make the “hair” as thin or thick as you want. Snip over to Lalymom for many more toddler activities!
DIY Kids Juggling Sticks Set
Hello! We have been on a pouch cap craft kick over here lately and it hasn't ended yet! Ladybug has a new Olivia book about the circus so she loves playing circus- pretending to be the ringmaster, a gymnast, an elephant, and a juggler. I took our Last Minute Fireworks Wand and turned it into a DIY Juggling Sticks Set. This was not too hard to make and the materials are somewhat flexible, you just have to play around to see what fits. Jump over to Lalymom today for this perfect toddler activity!
3 Christmas Activities for Kids – Jingle Bells Fun
Welcome back to another week of Fine Motor Fridays! This week at Lalymom, I've got some fun Christmas Activities for Kids! These ones all use jingle bells, which we found to be a very fun material to play with this time of year! Toddlers will love these activities using magnet wants but preschoolers will, too! Jingle over to Lalymom for these awesome activities!
Cutting Practice Princess Doll
I've got another shrinky dink project for you! We are having a lot of fun finding ways to use this fun material! It's pretty easy to work with once you get the hang of it. I do recommend following the tips and tricks found on the packaging instructions as well as looking at blogs for tips on how to use them! I have some ideas to help at Lalymom!
Christmas Cloud Dough Recipe
Today's cloud dough recipe at Lalymom is great because not only is it taste safe for babies and toddlers, but it pairs perfectly with a Christmas book so it is fun for preschoolers too! The book The Sweet Smell of Christmas is a cute book about all the scents you smell at Christmastime. Try it out today, it will be really fun to see your children's excitement!
Writing Activities for Kids – Glitter Stardust Writing Tray
Welcome back to Fine Motor Fridays at Lalymom! It's another week of playful, creative fine motor skills activities. Today I am sharing some easy and fun writing activities for kids using what I'm calling a Glitter Stardust Writing Tray. Today's entry into our writing activities category involves a new play recipe for us. Glitter stardust is totally easy to make and was fun to play with for both of the kids. I loved the pebbly, uneven color we got, it really reminded me of moon dust or stardust.
Ultimate PVC Play Table In a Bag
Today's DIY Toy is the Ultimate PVC Play Table in a Bag! Playing trains, building with LEGO, lining up roads, and driving cars- these are all great playful ways to help kids develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills! This table can be packed into a bag and used when traveling. It would work perfectly during vacation at a family's home or hotel room. Visit Lalymom for the tutorial!
Number Bonds Math Activity Using Mini Erasers
Today at Lalymom, we are back again with another common core math activity for the Learning with Manipulatives Series. These are some easy ways to set up number bonds at home to practice math facts. I use mini erasers for this activity. They are perfect for math centers using common core standards. Be sure to visit this post at Lalymom for more learning activities using mini erasers!
Monster Munch Fine Motor Game for Kids: Toddler Learning Activities
This monster munch activity is perfect for your kid to work on his fine motor skills, counting, sorting, matching, and size comparison. LalyMom shows you how to put this activity together. Grab some chip clips, pom poms, and pipe cleaners for this activity. These activities are great for toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergarteners.
20 FUN Toddler Christmas Activities: Toddler Learning Activities
The holiday season is around the corner, and you may be looking for fun ideas for your toddlers! LalyMom has put together a fun list of toddler Christmas activities that are loads of fun! Scroll through and pick a few favorites to plan for the month of December or even a holiday party for kids!
Pretend Play Busy Bags for Kids
Busy bags are a lifesaver for moms. Pack a busy bag anytime you need a toddler to play independently for a few moments. Children can use their imagination and build independent play skills with busy bags anytime. Here are three super fun pretend play busy bag ideas for preschoolers that moms and kids will love!
3 Pete the Cat Shoes Book Extension Activities
Do your kids love Pete the Cat books? Check out these Pete the Cat book activities from Lalymom. Everyone has Pete the Cat on the bookshelf! These easy Pete the Cat extension activities are great for learning and fun educational play. Children will love these fun learning ideas! These book activities are good for preschoolers and kindergartners.
7 Super Cute, Easy-Prep Fall Fine Motor Activities and Crafts for Kids
Here are some fall themed cut, punch, and paste craft ideas from Lalymom. Young children will have fun making these crafts that are filled with fine motor skills building. Learning to cut with scissors is a very important, sometimes difficult, skill that children need to learn. Children are thrilled when they learn how to use a hole punch! FUN, FUN, FUN!
20 Fun Math Activities Using Craft Sticks
If you're looking for a fun math manipulative, LalyMom has got you covered. Here are 20 AWESOME math ideas for kids using craft sticks. These fun math activities for kids use the DIY math manipulatives to cover counting, patterns, shapes, math facts, and more! These math activities are great for kindergarteners and elementary.
Z is for Zipper-Stamped Zebra and Other Z Activities for Kids
Find all of LalyMoms's letter activities right here. Twenty-six weeks of tot school with letter fun, crafts, tactile learning, and letter recognition. Teach reading the fun way with hands-on activities with these super fun letter of the week ideas! Help your kid learn the letter Z. Help reinforce the letter Z with this craft to preschoolers and kindergarteners.